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  • n. Plural form of expecter.

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Examples

  • We have become star-gazers, we irreconcilables; expecters of signs and wonders.

    A Tramp's Sketches

  • 'Tis odd to think how long they let those people keep their places; but the reason is, they have not enough to satisfy all expecters, and so they keep them all in hopes, that they may be good boys in the meantime; and thus the old ones hold in still.

    The Journal to Stella

  • Every local post-office is eagerly besieged by the expecters of letters and newspapers.

    A Boy's Voyage Round the World

  • Our House of Commons consists, I think, of about three hundred members; if one hundred of these should happen to be made up of persons already provided for, joined with expecters, compliers easy to be persuaded, such as will give

    The Prose Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D. - Volume 07 Historical and Political Tracts-Irish

  • This can mean only one thing: we need to hire better expecters.

    Daily Kos

  • ’Tis odd to think how long they let those people keep their places; but the reason is, they have not enough to satisfy all expecters, and so they keep them all in hopes, that they may be good boys in the meantime; and thus the old ones hold in still.

    The Journal to Stella

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